WBAL News Radio 1090: Harrison’s confirmation portends bright future

Editor’s note: The following commentary aired on wbal.com on March 12, 2019. Listen to the commentary. The Baltimore City Council is set to confirm Michael Harrison as Baltimore’s police commissioner. With his confirmation, Baltimore seems poised to enter a new era when it comes to crime, the reputation of the police department and...
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Don’t let the Preakness leave Baltimore

There’s a better plan to invest in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes belongs in Baltimore – where it has been run for 146 years. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh describes it as Baltimore’s “annual Super Bowl,” with an economic impact in the tens of millions, each year, for city businesses. For one day,...
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GBC’s Newsmaker Breakfast: Baltimore’s CitiWatch Surveillance Camera Program rescheduled for February 28

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s Newsmaker Breakfast: Baltimore’s CitiWatch Surveillance Camera Program – Its Role in Law Enforcement has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 28, 2019. Baltimore’s CitiWatch surveillance camera program consists of 1,000 cameras throughout Baltimore City, with nearly 100 in the downtown area, and has been instrumental in aiding the...
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Proposal to raise minimum wage in Maryland supported with conditions by the Greater Baltimore Committee

The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) expressed its support of a proposal pending in the Maryland General Assembly to raise the state minimum wage to $15-per-hour contingent on the inclusion of several key amendments. “The GBC has always maintained that any effort to change the minimum wage should be done on the...
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WBAL News Radio 1090: Legislative proposals to fight violent crime

Editor’s note: The following commentary aired on wbal.com on February 6, 2019. Listen to the commentary. Governor Larry Hogan has called on the Maryland General Assembly to enact two new legislative proposals to address violent crime. Both proposals have merit and should be strongly supported by state legislators and private-sector leaders. The first...
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Limited additional tickets available for GBC’s February 25 Newsmaker Breakfast with Baltimore Police Department Acting Commissioner Michael Harrison

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Due to tremendous demand for tickets to the GBC’s February 25 Newsmaker Breakfast with Baltimore Police Department Acting Commissioner Michael Harrison, limited additional tickets are now available for this members-only event. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced the appointment of Michael Harrison as Acting Police Commissioner, effective February 11, 2019. Join business leaders to...
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GBC’s February 25 Newsmaker Breakfast with Baltimore Police Department Acting Commissioner Michael Harrison is sold out

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
The Greater Baltimore Committee’s February 25, 2019 Newsmaker Breakfast featuring Baltimore Police Department Acting Commissioner Michael Harrison is now sold out. If you are interested in being placed on a waiting list, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced the appointment of Michael Harrison...
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GBC announces February 25 Newsmaker Breakfast with Baltimore Police Department Acting Commissioner Michael Harrison

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
The Greater Baltimore Committee announces a February 25, 2019 Newsmaker Breakfast featuring Baltimore Police Department Acting Commissioner Michael Harrison. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has announced the appointment of Michael Harrison as Acting Police Commissioner, effective February 11, 2019. Join business leaders to hear Acting Police Commissioner Harrison discuss his experiences and plans...
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